[racket] Cross-compilation

From: Eli Barzilay (eli at barzilay.org)
Date: Thu Jul 21 13:24:33 EDT 2011

It should work fine if the distribution was made on the 32 bit
version, which is the only released Windows version for 5.1.1.  If
that's what was used, then I think that there's some unknown problem.

An hour and a half ago, Robby Findler wrote:
> I think our intention is that a windows-created distribution should
> run on all windows platforms, tho, so maybe there is something fixable
> here.
> Robby
> On Thu, Jul 21, 2011 at 10:35 AM, Matthias Felleisen
> <matthias at ccs.neu.edu> wrote:
> >
> > This is unfortunately true at the moment.
> > It is a topic of discussion and will certainly come up in our next design
> > meeting.
> >
> >
> > On Jul 21, 2011, at 11:30 AM, Mark Carter wrote:
> >
> > I'm using Racket 5.1.1. on win 7. I created an executable of type
> > "distribution" and base "gracket". A zip file is created.
> > It runs fine on my machine. I have had a report that it doesn;t run on Win
> > XP, and when it was tried on Win Vista, the user obtained an error 'can't
> > load dll libracket3m_8aa6ug.dll'.
> > What gives? Does that mean that a compiled executable can only be run on the
> > platform for which it was compiled?

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